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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Dated Inn but clean and maintained. Pool, spa, and gym in good condition but NO view from. Concierge was extremely helpful in planning our day and recommendations for meals. We had a view of parking lot and requested a better view but was told we only requested a room 8 months ago in lieu of others that had requested one...

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Steve A, Manager at San Luis Bay Inn, responded to this review

I appreciate your comments and apologize we were not able to provide you with a better view. This time of year most of our Owners do reserve 13 months in advance which is the basis of how our daily room assignments are completed. I am happy to read that you found the Resort clean and well maintained and I will...

San Jose
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

I came for a week to relax from work and enjoy the ocean. Full kitchens and nice size units with ocean views are amazing. Balconies to sit and watch the sun go up or down and you can hear the ocean waves all day and all night. Plenty of things to do nearby and lovely restaurants as well.

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Steve A, Manager at San Luis Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing and I am so happy to read that you were able to enjoy a nice get away with us. From your comments it sounds like we were able to provide the perfect stage for you to enjoy the amazing coast and we hope to see you again soon.

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Great location at Avila beach (one of the not-so-touristy beaches in SLO). Nice pool. Nice welcome reception. Wine tasting is walking distance (Allapay is my favorite!). Great hotel for kids, lots of activities nearby.

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Steve A, Manager at San Luis Bay Inn, responded to this review

We appreciate your comments and happy to learn you enjoyed our Friday Welcome Reception with amazing views of the ocean. Allapay is one of our favorites as well for wine tasting in Avila and be sure to check out Avila Wine and Roasting Company as they have a great selection as well. Hope to see you again soon and thank...

Longview, WA
Reviewed 23 August 2016

My wife and family have been staying at the San Luis Bay Inn for over twenty years. The grounds are very well kept and the rooms get updated every several years. The pool is large and heated (there is also a kiddie pool), there's a game room (ping-pong free, pool$, air hockey$ and arcade games$), they have barbeques you can...

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Steve A, Manager at San Luis Bay Inn, responded to this review

So nice to hear from you and we are honored to be able to host your family for over twenty years. The Resort has such a rich tradition with so many great families such as yourself as we take providing a well maintained product while delivering exceptional service very seriously so you can feel like this is your home-away-from-home. Thank...

Millbrae, California
Reviewed 9 August 2016

This was a great location for spending 3 nights along the coast visiting Avila beach, Pismo beach and Moro Bay in addition to the main SLO area. The studio units have a full kitchen which is very well equipped. Make sure you stop by the Avila Valley Barn and check out one of the few apple orchards in the area.

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Steve A, Manager at San Luis Bay Inn, responded to this review

We agree! San Luis Bay Inn is the perfect location to enjoy all that the Central Coast has to offer. Apple season is upon us now and the Barn is one of the best places to enjoy local produce at its best. There are a few other orchards around Avila and the surrounding SLO county to enjoy as well. We...

California
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Stayed here for two nights in June. Great location close to Avila Beach and about 10 minutes to Pismo Beach. Large pool and hot tub. Staff was very friendly and welcoming. The only thing I would suggest for this resort is more fire pits. For such a large hotel they only had one, which only gives room for a small...

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Steve A, Manager at San Luis Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us and glad that you found San Luis Bay Inn to be a great location to enjoy Avila and the surrounding areas. Providing exceptional service is our number one priority and I am so happy you found our team to be friendly and welcoming. There are a few locations where additional fire pits...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Avila Beach is a small but lovely town. The hotel is a timeshare. We rented a one bedroom suite from an owner. It was spacious, clean and had a great view from the fifth floor. The staff were very polite and helpful. They really make you feel welcome. This is a great option for the price in this area.

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Steve A, Manager at San Luis Bay Inn, responded to this review

It was great to learn you were able to receive a room on the top floor which has wonderful views of the ocean! There are times when space is available through one our Owners and glad that you were able to spend your vacation with us. Providing a warm welcoming experience is so important to us as it can definitely...

Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We own a week here and this trip we were placed on what I consider the wrong side. But as you can see the view is still nice. We have a full kitchen so there is no need to spend a ton on eating out. It is a beautiful clear night here even though 30 miles away it is 100...

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Bakersfield, California
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

This is a timeshare resort but we were able to book rooms separately. The price was very reasonable. After checking in, they did try to talk us into going to a 90 minute seminar about the resort. They weren't too pushy and understood that we only had two nights and one full day there and wanted to make the most...

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Southern California
Reviewed 18 June 2016

My family loves this place. Anytime we find an opening here, we book it, through our timeshare Diamond Resorts. The facility is great, overlooking San Luis Bay. The pool area is average, but there is a separate shallow pool for kids which my young children love and so do we because we don't to worry too much. The beach is...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
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About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Concierge

Additional Information about San Luis Bay Inn

Address: 3254 Avila Beach Dr., Avila Beach, CA 93424
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Avila Beach
Price Range: $198 - $358 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — San Luis Bay Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 68
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Also Known As:
San Luis Bay Hotel Avila Beach
Hotel San Luis Bay
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#1 Green Hotel in Avila Beach
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